Denver Nuggets announce 2013 Summer League roster

By: Denver Nuggets Email
By: Denver Nuggets Email
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DENVER, July 8, 2013 – Headlined by Evan Fournier, Jordan Hamilton and Quincy Miller, the Denver Nuggets have finalized their roster for the 2013 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas.

Rookie shooting guard Erick Green also will be part of the 16-man roster, which will play a minimum of five games at the Thomas & Mack Center and Cox Pavilion on the UNLV campus.

Fournier, selected 20th overall in the 2012 NBA Draft, averaged 5.3 points and 1.2 assists in 38 games as a rookie last season. He started the final three games of the regular season, averaging 15.3 points and 3.0 assists on .529 shooting (18-of-34).

Hamilton, the 26th overall pick of the 2011 draft, averaged 5.2 points and 2.4 rebounds in his second NBA season. He made 13-of-26 3-pointers in 40 games last season.

Miller was limited to seven games as a rookie in 2012-13. He spent part of the season playing for the Iowa Energy of the NBA Development League, averaging 11.3 points and 6.9 rebounds in 23 games.

Rounding out the roster are Green, Preston Adams, O.D. Anosike, Joel Barkers, Kyle Barone, Ramon Galloway, Luke Harangody, C.J. Harris, Richard Howell, Darius Johnson-Odom, Travis Releford, Chace Stanbeck and Ben Uzoh.

The Nuggets have participated in the Las Vegas summer league since its inception since 2004, compiling a 24-15 record. No team has won more games in the league’s history, and the .615 winning percentage is third among teams who have played at least 10 games.

For the first time in Las Vegas, the 22 participating teams will compete in a single-elimination tournament to crown a champion. All teams will be seeded after three games, with the title game scheduled for July 22.

Altitude Sports & Entertainment will televise a minimum of three Nuggets games, starting with the opener against Milwaukee on July 13. Coverage will include a 30-minute pre-game and post-game show before and after each game.

Additional television coverage will be announced leading up to tournament play.

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